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Table 1 Effects of sub-watersheds, landscape positions, and land use on plant biomass production and biomass export

From: Sustainable land management interventions lead to carbon sequestration in plant biomass and soil in a mixed crop-livestock system: the case of Geda watershed, central highlands of Ethiopia

 NPlant biomass (Mg ha-1)Exported plant biomass (Mg ha−1)
Main seasonDry season
Sub-watershed (SW)
 Untreated405.91b0.33b5.58a
 Treated5010.63a7.62a3.01b
Landscape position (LP)  
Untreated upper205.38b0.33c5.05a
  Lower206.44b0.31c6.12a
Treated upper205.77b2.21b3.56b
  Lower3010.97a7.36a3.61b
Land-use types (LU)
Untreated crop206.92b0.41c6.51a
  Grazing204.90c0.24c4.66b
Treated crop208.09b1.95b6.14ab
  Grazing204.49c1.69b2.80c
  Tree lucerne1019.31a19.23a0.08d
P-SW *********
P-SW*LP ******ns
P-SW*LU *********
  1. Means within columns under each topic followed by different letters are significantly different from each other at P ≤ 0.05; ***significant at P ≤ 0.001; ns non-significant